Spat on Ninety Mile Beach in New Zealand

Tractor specially fitted for Spat harvesting

  Chris and Rhonda Hensley at Houhora, 40kms north of Kaitaia, are spat collectors.  Chris, who was raised at Ngataki, and Ronda, also manage a mussel farm and have a feijoa orchard. “I began helping collect mussel spat for distribution to mussel farmers with Dad in 1978,” says Chris. “Until then MAF had been the […]